Approved Calculator List

The scientific and graphing calculators listed below are approved for the following NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examination subjects: Accounting, Agricultural and Horticultural Science, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Calculus, Statistics, Physics, Science. 

Calculators are not permitted in other NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations.

Manufacturer Model Type
Canon F-717SGA Scientific
Casio FX-82 (all variants) Scientific
FX-83 (all variants) Scientific
FX-100 (all variants) Scientific
FX-115 ES, 115ES plus Scientific
FX-570 ES, 570ES plus Scientific
FX-991 (all variants) Scientific
FX-9750 (all variants) Graphing
FX-9860 (all variants) Graphing
FX-CG10 Graphing
FX-CG20 Graphing
FX-CG50AU Graphing
Deli DL-1705 Scientific
Tech Inc 82ES Scientific
TY-TX800 Graphing
Deskwise Scientific Scientific
Jastek JasCS1 Scientific
Mahobe Mahobe Scientific, DS-742CQ, DS-742ET, DS-750ET, DS-950ES Scientific
DS-742DQ Graphing
Milan M240 Scientific
Sharp EL531 (all variants) Scientific
Texas Instruments Texas Instruments TI-30X (all variants) Scientific
TI-Nspire (all non-CAS variants) Graphing
TI-84+ (all variants) Graphing

CAS calculators approved for Level 3 Statistics, New Zealand Scholarship Statistics, and New Zealand Scholarship Calculus only

In addition to calculators from the previous list, 2021 candidates entering Level 3 Statistics, New Zealand Scholarship Statistics, and New Zealand Scholarship Calculus examinations may use approved CAS-capable calculators. CAS calculators that are approved for these subjects are:

Manufacturer Model
Casio ClassPad (all variants)
FX-Algebra 2.0, 2.0 plus
Hewlett Packard HP40g, HP40gs
Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CAS (all variants)
Voyage 200
TI89 Titanium

 

 
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